Tibetan proverbs

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Proverbs from all Tibetan speaking parts of the world.

  • If one is eloquent in speech
    Even the hills nod in agreement
    If one is harsh in words
    Even the hills grimace in anger.
    • "When you are a Bear of Very Little Brain, and you Think of Things, you find sometimes that a Thing which seemed very Thingish inside you is quite different when it gets out into the open and has other people looking at it."
    • A.A Milne, The House at Pooh Corner Chapter Six - "In which Pooh invents a new game and Eeyore joins in". (1928)
    • Phemba, Lhamo Tibetan proverbs (1996)

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